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Re: F10 rpm of grub2 completely broken



On Mon, 14 Dec 2009 21:32:28 +0100, Michael Schwendt wrote:

> On Mon, 14 Dec 2009 15:04:29 -0500, Gene wrote:
> 
> > >and can not deal
> > >with chainloading w/ grub.
> > 
> > That I got figured out, what I was trying to chainload was an ext4,
> > and old grub just throws up its hands.
> 
> Let me guess (taking into account the grub config mess in a recent
> thread), you did not try to chainload boot sectors the ordinary way,
> but instead you tried to let legacy GRUB mount ext4 /boot partitions
> before it supported that file-system. For proper chainloading,
> rootnoverify is helpful.
> 

Michael:
Thanks for pointing out the rootnoverify command. I'd never understood
its purpose, but your note prompted me to actually the RTFM at
http://www.gnu.org/software/grub/manual/grub.html, and all is now well.
In short, I am now chainloading a partition using grub 2 from a legacy
grub installation.

-- cmg


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